Inspiration

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Athena Kildegaard: Two Poems

Jun 06, 2016

TW Poetry Spotlight

I've made most of this up, the apples, the stupidity, the bourbon bought in St. Paul.

Writing and Faith, Math Poetry | Read More

The Usefulness of Poetry

Feb 01, 2016

Essay by Gloria Heffernan

Where does the unpublished writer find the validation to go on writing?

Why I Write, About Poetry | Read More

How I Learned to Love the Void

Dec 28, 2015

Theme Essay by Marlene Adelstein

It felt like being on a ledge, with vast emptiness below my feet. I wasn't writing—but I wasn't not writing.

Writing and Faith, Advice | Read More

Purple Velour and Other Writing Rituals

Dec 21, 2015

TW Column by Emily Toth

If I do things just right, the terror of the empty page won’t rise up and engulf me.

Writing and Faith, Nothing but the Toth | Read More

Doing Somersaults

Dec 14, 2015

Theme Essay by Laura J. Wolfe

Words have the power to bless or curse, whether they’re spoken, written, or thought.

Writing and Faith, Illness | Read More

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